Craving a chicken club but can’t afford the carbs? Try these delicious Canned Chicken Club Balls! This high protein recipe is cheap, super easy to make, and guaranteed to fill you up!
All you need to do for this one is to add into a bowl 2 large whole eggs, 1/4 teaspoon of onion salt, 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper, 12 tablespoons of wheat germs, 2/3 cup of your choice lower fat cheese (I like cheddar), 3 tablespoons of bacon bits, 2 tablespoons of salsa, 1 1/2 tablespoons of sweet relish, 2 tablespoons of a lower fat mayonnaise, 2 drained 5 ounce cans of chicken, and 1/4 cup of chopped red onion.
Did you know that wheat germ is a great substitute for bread crumbs that’s high in fiber AND protein?
Mix all of those ingredients together.
Take out a baking sheet, optionally line it for easy clean up, and coat it with some non-stick cooking spray.
Shape your balls and place them onto your baking sheet. However big or small you make your canned chicken club balls is completely up to you.
Put your balls into the oven on 375F/190C for around 15-20 minutes. The bigger your balls are, the longer they’ll take to cook.
Remove your canned chicken club balls from the oven and top them! I topped mine today with some salsa and sweet relish. Let us know what you top yours with in the comments below.
Pro tip? Add some heat to the recipe by using a hot salsa!
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Canned Chicken Club Balls
What We Used
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- 2 Cans Chicken
- 2 Large Whole Eggs
- 2 Tablespoons Mayonnaise - Low Fat
- 12 Tablespoons Wheat Germ
- 2 Tablespoons Salsa
- ¼ Teaspoon Onion Salt
- ¼ Teaspoon Oregano
- ¼ Teaspoon Black Pepper
- 3 Tablespoons Bacon Bits
- 1 ½ Tablespoons Relish - Sweet No Sugar Added
- ⅔ Cup Cheddar Cheese - Reduced Fat Mild (or Other Favorite Cheese)
- ¼ Cup Red Onion
- Drain your Canned Chicken
- Chop up your Red Onion and combine all of your ingredients into a bowl
- Mix everything together
- Take out a baking sheet, coat it with some non-stick cooking spray, and shape your mix into balls
- Bake on 375F/190C for 15-20 minutes
- Calories: 890
- Fat: 38g
- Saturated Fat: 5g
- Sodium: 2510mg
- Carbs: 37g
- Fiber: 12g
- Sugar: 15g
- Protein: 100g
- Calories: 111
- Fat: 4.7g
- Saturated Fat: .6g
- Sodium: 313.7mg
- Carbs: 4.6g
- Fiber: 1.5g
- Sugar: 1.8g
- Protein: 12.5g
What is the function of the wheat germ? I need to figure out a substitute. Thanks!
How about bread crumbs or rolled oats? I’ve used both here with success!
Just made these and they are great. I topped mine with relish. I left out the onion powder and used Mrs dash garlic and herb. Also left out the chopped onion.
Now I have to buy more stuff to make these again. Thanks Derek for the great ideas